Dementia Friends Training

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2020-2021, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.

 

Course Provider

Linda Vincent (PCC Reablement)

 

Aim

Dementia Friends is a social action movement that aims to increase understanding of dementia and inspire people to take action to support people affected by dementia in their community.

The programme is supported by the Welsh Government.

The programme is led by Alzheimer's Society as a strand of its work to create "Dementia Friendly Communities".  These are communities that are more understanding and inclusive of people affected by dementia.

 

Content

  • Introductions and house keeping
  • Five key messages activity: Broken sentences
  • Five key messages activity: Expanded statements
  • How dementia affects someone: The bookcase analogy
  • Personal reflection activity: Who is right?
  • Personal reflection activity: Making a nice cup of tea
  • Turning understanding into action
  • Being a Dementia Friend
  • Next steps

 

Time: 10:30am - 12noon

 

DateVenues
28.5.2020Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon - Com. Rm 2
18.6.2020Conference Room, Hendreladus, Ystradgynlais
16.7.2020Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon - Conference Room
20.8.2020Conference Room, Hendreladus, Ystradgynlais
17.9.2020Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon - Com. Rm 2
15.10.2020Conference Room, Hendreladus, Ystradgynlais
19.11.2020Neuadd Brycheiniog Brecon - Com. Rm 2
17.12.2020Conference Room, Hendreladus, Ystradgynlais

 

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses

 

Contacts

  • Email: pwbotu@powys.gov.uk
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA

 

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